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Everton consider Fernandes

2019-01-07T21:55:11Z

Everton are looking at signing Sporting midfielder Bruno Fernandes, claims the Mirror.

Everton boss Marco Silva is keen on his countryman, but the Portuguese will apparently cost the Toffees £35 million ($44m).

Sevilla eye Morata on loan

2019-01-07T21:30:48Z

Sevilla have made an approach to sign out-of-favour Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata on loan, Goal understands.

Maurizio Sarri has preferred Eden Hazard and Olivier Giroud in the central role this season and Morata has been given limited game-time. 

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Arsenal and Manchester United after Carrasco

2019-01-07T21:14:28Z

Arsenal and Manchester United are interested in signing Yannick Carrasco, according to Sky Sports Italia per the Mirror.

The Belgian winger joined  Dalian Yifang from Atletico Madrid last February and, after finishing in 11th place, the Chinese Super League side is looking to recoup the £26.5 million fee paid to sign him.

Arsenal are seen as Carrasco's perferred destination although AC Milan are also interested.

Cardiff and Palace target Moses

2019-01-07T20:30:26Z

Cardiff City have joined Crystal Palace in the race to sign Victor Moses from Chelsea, according to The Sun.

Moses has had few first-team opportunities under Maurizio Sarri and Chelsea are apparently seeking £12 million ($15m).

Real lining up £100m move for Eriksen

2019-01-07T19:50:52Z

Real Madrid have made contact with Tottenham over sigining Christian Eriksen, according to the Indepentent.

The Europian champions are lining up a move for one of either Eriksen or Eden Hazard, and are preparing a £100 million ($127m) offer for the Dane this summer.

Eriksen will have only one year left on his contract at the end of the season. 

Chelsea eye Barella to replace Fabregas

2019-01-07T18:55:57Z

Chelsea are targetting Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella as a replacement for Cesc Fabregas, claims Sky Sports.

Fabregas has had limited game time under Maurizio Sarri and is expected to leave Stamford Bridge this month having held talks with Ligue 1 side Monaco.

At 21 years of age, Barella will apparently cost the Blues £45 million ($57m).

Pepe turns down Arsenal for Monaco

2019-01-07T18:30:48Z

Former Real Madrid defender Pepe has turned down an offer from Arsenal in order to join Monaco, reports L'Equipe.

Gunners boss Unai Emery has previously stated his desire to bring in a centre-back this month, but the free agent has opted to sign for the Ligue 1 relegation battlers. 

Monaco have struggled under new boss Thierry Henry and sit in 19th place. 

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Pochettino open to January arrivals

2019-01-07T18:05:18Z

Mauricio Pochettino says he is open to new arrivals at Tottenham this month but admits they are unlikely.

Spurs failed to sign a single player in the summer transfer window due to the cost of their new stadium, and will be without Son Heung-Min over the next few weeks as the forward joins South Korea for the Asia Cup.

Pochettino insisted Spurs' January business is not dependent on players leaving.

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Hooper headed stateside

2019-01-07T17:45:44Z

Vancouver Whitecaps and DC United are eyeing a move for Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Hooper, according to Sky Sports.

Hooper, 30, has not featured for Championship side Wednesday this term and his contract expires at the end of the season.

Representatives from China have also registered an interest in the forward, who has previously played for Celtic and Norwich City.

Bayern a bad move for Hudson-Odoi, says Sarri

2019-01-07T17:26:35Z

A switch to Bayern Munich would be a bad move for Callum Hudson-Odoi according to his Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri.

The German champions have made a number of offers in an attempt to lure the 18-year-old to the Allianz Arena this month, the latest coming in at £30 million ($38m), but Sarri thinks staying at Chelsea will be a wiser choice.

Hudson-Odoi has been offered limited game time this season and has reportedly stalled on a new contract at Stamford Bridge, although he impressed on a rare start against Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup third round. 

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Cardiff loan Madine to Sheffield United

2019-01-07T17:05:00Z

Sheffield United have confirmed the loan signing of Gary Madine from Cardiff City.

The Blades currently sit third in the Championship table and see the 28-year-old striker as a key addition for a promotion push in the second half of the season.

Madine is the second Premier League player to join the Bramall Lane side this winter, with Everton's Kieran Dowell also having signed until the end of the season.

Schalke keen on Jovetic move

2019-01-07T16:46:03Z

Schalke are keen to bring in Monaco striker Stevan Jovetic, according to German publication Bild.

The Bundesliga side's forwards have struggled to score goals amid a plethora of injuries this season and see Jovetic as a smart addition – despite the Montenegrin having been out with issues of his own.

Having played for Fiorentina, Sevilla and Manchester City among others, Jovetic's experience interests Schalke, who could opt to try to sign the 29-year-old on loan first with an option to buy.

Jovetic's current Monaco deal expires in 2021.

Napoli eager to wrap up Chucky deal

2019-01-07T16:25:00Z

Napoli are in talks to sign PSV forward Hirving 'Chucky' Lozano, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

It is said that the player himself is keen on the move, but it is more likely a deal will be concluded in June rather than in January.

The Partenopei have been in contact with agent Mino Raiola, with an offer of €30 million (£27m/$34m) seeming more reasonable to the Serie A side than PSV's current asking price of €35m (£31.5m/$40m).

In addition, a part-exchange deal that could include Adam Ounas and Amin Younes is also an option.

Pogba getting his January move

2019-01-07T15:55:00Z

Florentin Pogba has sealed a move to Segunda Division side Elche CF, the club has confirmed.

The older brother of Manchester United and France international Paul, the 28-year-old was last with Super Lig outfit Genclerbirligi.

He has also previously played for Saint Etienne, with whom he won the Coupe de la Ligue in 2013 and is a Guinea international.

Monaco offer €15m for Kamano

2019-01-07T15:30:00Z

Monaco look set to seal the signature of Bordeaux striker Francois Kamano for a deal worth €15m (£13m/$17m), reports L’Equipe.

The Ligue 1 side have launched a raid on their domestic rivals as they look to revive their poor season, with Thierry Henry’s side currently last-but-one in the top flight.

Bordeaux are not happy to let Kamano go; however, the Guinea international is keen to make the switch happen and land a move imminently.

Milan pushing for Piatek

2019-01-07T14:40:00Z

Milan are chasing Poland striker Krzysztof Piatek with a view to making him the permanent replacement for Gonzalo Higuaín, says La Gazzetta dello Sport.

The Genoa forward, who is the top scorer in Serie A behind Cristiano Ronaldo this season, is wanted at the San Siro.

Higuain, on loan from champions Juventus, has been linked with a move elsewhere, with Chelsea one potential destination.

Liverpool's Ejaria swapping Rangers for Reading

2019-01-07T14:15:00Z

Liverpool youngster Ovie Ejaria will make the step down to the Championship on loan at Reading after failing to settle in Scotland, reports The Sun.

The 21-year-old had been at Ibrox on a season-long spell previously but was allowed to return to his parent club after failing to settle under Steven Gerrard.

He will now head to the Royals for the next six months, joining Jose Gomes’ squad for the rest of the campaign.

Scunthorpe's Ugbo returns to Chelsea after loan

2019-01-07T13:50:00Z

Arsenal vs Man Utd for Brazilian keeping starlet Brazao

2019-01-07T13:25:08Z

Arsenal and Manchester United are rivals for the the signature of young Brazilian goalkeeper Gabriel Brazao, according to a TEAMtalk exclusive.

The 18-year-old Cruzeiro player has been linked with moves to the Premier League after impressing in his native country.

Inter and Roma are reportedly also interested.

Juventus receive offers for Dybala from City, Bayern & PSG

2019-01-07T13:00:00Z

Three clubs are chasing the Argentine goalscorer

Juventus have received offers for star striker Paulo Dybala from Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint Germain, according to Tuttosport.

There is a growing belief in Italy that Juve could be tempted to recoup a transfer fee of more than 100 million euros (£90m) for the 25-year-old.

It is believed the Turin club are currently ignoring the attention around their prize asset.

But talk of a summer sale with a fee similar to the one they earned for Paul Pogba from Manchester United in 2016 is growing.

Manchester United favourites to land Coutinho from Barcelona

2019-01-07T12:35:16Z

Manchester United are said to have opened talks to sign former Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona.

Caught Offside say United are one of a number of sides looking to secure a deal for the Brzilian who left Anfield for the Nou Camp for £130 million (143m euros) in January 2018.

He has struggled to establish himself at Barca and Manchester City, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain are all said to be interested in the 26-year-old - with United reportedly early favourites.

Juventus to push for Isco

2019-01-07T12:10:00Z

Juventus are stepping up plans to bring out-of-favour Real Madrid star Isco to Serie A, according to Tuttosport.

The Spaniard has struggled for regular time under Santiago Solari since the coach took charge in October and is thought to be frustrated with his current marginalisation.

Scudetto holders Juve fancy bringing him to the San Siro, to play alongside former Madrid team-mate Ronaldo, as the Turin club hunt both domestic and European glory.

Bournemouth could spend again during window

2019-01-07T12:03:39Z

Bournemouth could go back into the transfer market - despite having signed Dominic Solanke and Nathaniel Clyne in January.

The Cherries paid £19m to sign striker Solanke from Liverpool and have acquired full-back Clyne on loan from Anfield.

Manager Eddie Howe, when asked about his transfer plans, told Sky Sports: "It's difficult to say with clarity, yes or no, at this point; we're still looking at certain areas."

Fulham want Sabaly

2019-01-07T11:20:00Z

Fulham are looking to hammer out a deal for Bordeaux man Youssouf Sabaly as Claudio Ranieri looks to bolster his side ahead of a crucial relegation dogfight, says L’Equipe.

The Senegal international is under contract at the Ligue 1 side until 2021.

However, Ranieri is determined to bring the former PSG man to Craven Cottage, with a first offer apparently already on the table.

Dortmund eye Werner to fill Pulisic gap

2019-01-07T10:55:00Z

Bundesliga leaders want Leipzig man

Borussia Dortmund are determined to recruit Timo Werner to fill the gap left by Christian Pulisic’s departure to Chelsea, reports SportBild.

The 22-year-old is out of contract with Leipzig next year but that has not stopped the Bundesliga leaders from assessing whether to launch a bid for his services.

He would slot into the place vacated by Pulisic, who has headed to the Premier League to link up with Maurizio Sarri’s Blues.

Ronaldo set for UAE twilight switch?

2019-01-07T10:30:00Z

Cristiano Ronaldo could cut short his stay in Serie A with Juventus and head for the UAE to play out the twilight of his career, according to Don Balon.

The Portuguese only joined the Scudetto holders ahead of this season from Real Madrid.

But reports say he could be swayed to finish his playing days in Dubai, where he would double his current salary.

Zappacosta set for Chelsea loan

2019-01-07T10:05:00Z

Out-of-favour Chelsea right-back Davide Zappacosta looks set to secure a return to Serie A with Lazio on loan until the end of the season, per Il Messaggero.

The 26-year-old has not been a preferential pick for Maurizio Sarri since the former Napoli boss arrived at Stamford Bridge.

Lazio look set to agree a loan stay for Zappacosta – and if the initial spell proves fruitful, will likely take him on a permanent move away from the Premier League.

Athletic want Sergio Moreno

2019-01-07T09:40:00Z

Athletic Bilbao are thought to be keen on a move for Rayo Vallecano youngster Sergio Moreno following an impressive 2018, says Marca.

The striker emerged last year as an impressive member of the La Liga outfit following their promotion from the Segunda Division.

The 20-year-old came through the youth system at Rayo, having previously featured for their B team.

Klopp snubs Madrid to win title with Liverpool

2019-01-07T09:15:00Z

Real Madrid will be forced to pass on luring Jurgen Klopp to La Liga as their new coach after the Liverpool manager rejected them to stay with the Reds, according to Don Balon.

Former Dortmund supremo Klopp has steered the Merseyside outfit to the top of the Premier League as the second half of the season ramps up.

Liverpool are favourites to dethrone Manchester City as champions, and Klopp has refused the advances of Los Blancos as he is determined to win the title in England.

Arsenal want £63m Rodriguez

2019-01-07T08:50:44Z

Arsenal are ready to make a big-money move for Real Madrid's Colombian James Rodriguez, according to The Mirror.

They say speculation is mounting the Premier League club have had a £63 million offer accepted for the player, currently on a two-year loan to Bayern Munich.

Other reports claim Liverpool are interested too.

Manchester United keen to seal Manolas deal

2019-01-07T08:26:27Z

Manchester United are ready to pay the £32 million release clause for Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas, according to Gazzetta dello Sport via The Metro.

Interim Old Trafford manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to bolster his defence and the 27-year-old has emerged as a top target.

The clause becomes active in the summer but it is claimed United could start negotiations this month.

The player told Sport 24 last summer: "It’s only natural you want to play for the biggest clubs, like Barcelona, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich."

Guardiola: Foden will not be loaned out

2019-01-07T07:55:00Z

Pep Guardiola says Phil Foden will not be leaving Manchester City on loan after the 18-year-old starred in the club’s 7-0 rout of Rotherham in the FA Cup third round.

Guardiola started a host of senior players but it was the young English midfielder was a stand-out performer, scoring his first senior goal.

Afterwards it was suggested he would benefit from a loan but Guardiola said: “No way, impossible, he is going to stay with us many years.

“I think the guys who come from the academy and train with these guys, they learn every day, more than I can say. The rhythm increase. If he plays, it is because we believe he can play. It is not because he is a Manchester City fan or a nice guy, no, it is because we believe he can do it."

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Omur open to Liverpool move

2019-01-07T07:28:46Z

Abdulkadir Omur says he would jump at the chance to join Liverpool after being linked with a move to Anfield.

The young Trabzonspor midfielder and has been the focus of reported interest a potential £27million move to Merseyside mooted.

And the 19-year-old told CNN Turk he would be interested.

He said: "Liverpool is a very important club, but the most important thing is Trabzonspor’s interests.

"If my club tell me that I can go, I’ll go and if they tell me to stay, I’ll stay. We will see."

Barcelona block Arsenal's Suarez move

2019-01-07T07:04:01Z

Barcelona are resisting Arsenal efforts to land Denis Suarez this month, according to The Mirror.

The Gunners are said to want the 25-year-old former Manchester City midfielder - and have sounded out his representatives about a £20million deal.

But Barca do not want to sell this month or do a loan deal.

Suarez was left out of the Catalans' squad for Sunday's clash with with Getafe.

PSG face competition for Mendes

2019-01-06T23:37:35Z

Paris Saint-Germain face competition from Wolfsburg ,Southampton and Chinese Super League clubs for Lille midfielder Thiago Mendes, according to Le10Sport.

PSG boss Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that the club want to sign a midfielder during the January transfer window and have been heavily linked with a move for Mendes.

However, they now face a battle to land 26-year-old Brazilian, who Lille value in the region of €30 million (£26.9m/$34.2m).

Bayern hope to tempt Hudson-Odoi with Robben shirt number

2019-01-06T23:30:43Z

Bayern Munich are hoping to persuade Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi to join the club by giving him Arjen Robben's shirt number, according to The Sun.

The Bavarian giants have made Hudson-Odoi their top transfer target this month and have already had two offers rejected by the Blues.

However, they hope to force through a deal by offering the youngster Robben's No.10 shirt, with the veteran Dutch winger due to leave the club at the end of the season.

Man Utd to rival Liverpool and Real Madrid for Militao

2019-01-06T23:21:43Z

Manchester United are competing with Liverpool and Real Madrid for Porto right-back Eder Militao, report The Sun.

The 20-year-old Brazilian has a £42.5 million ($54m) release clause in his contract.

Militao only joined Porto from Sao Paulo last summer but has impressed in his early performances for the Portguese club.

 

 

Juventus keen to sign Ramsey this month

2019-01-06T22:56:30Z

Italian giants hoping to bring deal forward

Juventus are keen to sign Aaron Ramsey this month rather than wait for the midfielder's contract to expire at the end of the season, report Calciomercato.

Ramsey has reportedly agreed to join the Bianconeri in the summer on a five-year deal with worth in the region of €10million (£8.9m/$11.4m) a year.

However, Juve are considering bringing the deal forward to this month and are willing to pay around £10million (€11.1m/$12.7m) for the Welshman, though Arsenal are believed to want at least £20million (€22.3m/$25.4m).

Herrera keen on Inter move

2019-01-06T22:50:49Z

Porto midfielder Hector Herrera is set to turn down a host of offers to join Inter this summer, according to Corriere Dello Sport.

The Mexico international is out of contract at the end of the season and so would be available on a free transfer.

Juventus, Roma and AC Milan are among the clubs to have been linked with the 28-year-old in recent months.